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Icon of the event Birding 101: Tips for bird watching in Toronto
Tue Mar 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Long Branch

Birding is fun, easy, and can be done anywhere. Learn everything you need to know to get started, from choosing binoculars and field guides, to where and when to bird in your neighbourhood, and what birds you are likely to fi...

Icon of the event After School Club - French for Beginners!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn French in a fun and informal environment! Kids will get to play games, create crafts, and do activities with French vocabulary....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Tue Feb 21
Tue Feb 28
Icon of the event After School Crafting Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us every Wednesday in April for a variety of special crafting techniques including loom bands, crochet and more! Ages 6-12 in the Children's Department, drop in no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Icon of the event You're My Jam, Valentine! - Card Making
Mon Feb 13, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Need last minute ideas for a card for a special Valentine? Come make a unique card to give to your special someone. All materials provided....

Icon of the event Wii U Gaming for Kids
Fri Feb 17, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

An afternoon of Wii U gaming fun. Games available include Super Smash Bros, Sonic Lost World, and Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. For ages 6 and up....

Icon of the event Gamerz
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Hang out at the York Woods library for gaming with our Wii U. Play Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros and more! Every Tuesday from 4:00pm-5:00pm in Room 1. Ages 6-12.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Tue Feb 21
Icon of the event After School Club - Camp Half-Blood Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Do you feel the need for adventure? Do strange things happen to you? Is your math teacher a monster? (No, I mean for real!) Then join us this April at Camp Half-Blood as we explore the world of Percy Jackson and the Olympian...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 04
Tue Apr 11
Tue Apr 18
Tue Apr 25
Icon of the event After School Watercolour Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us every Wednesday in May to learn basic techniques in watercolouring. Limited supplies for children ages 6-12. Drop in, no registration required. No groups permitted.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Icon of the event Chess Club
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us for Chess in the Library! Enjoy a chess game with your friends or challenge new opponents. Chess players of all levels are welcome. For children 5 and up. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 21
Sat Jan 28
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 18
Icon of the event Pamper Your Mom Spa Day
Fri May 12, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Bring your mom or loved one for the ultimate Mother's Day spa event at the library. Create your own lip balm, scrubs, and do each other's nails!...